Your kindness and patience can never be forgotten, your indefatigable patience in trying to make it possible for him to learn his part—in trying to give him a brain which nature had denied—to mix up an understanding for him out of the superfluity of your own!
Be a philosopher, Leo.
Soon perceiv’d That Poet sage how at the car of light Amaz’d I stood, where ‘twixt us and the north Its course it enter’d.
"Senior Wranglers at Cambridge, not Oxford," said the scholar, with a knowing air; and would probably have been more confidential, but that suddenly there appeared on the cliff in a tax-cart, drawn by a bang-up pony, dressed in white flannel coats, with mother-of-pearl buttons, his friends the Tutbury Pet and the Rottingdean Fibber, with three other gentlemen of their acquaintance, who all saluted poor James there in the carriage as he sate.
—You remind me of Antisthenes, the professor said, a disciple of Gorgias, the sophist.
During the youth of his sons, Lord Steyne, who was a good scholar and amateur casuist, had no better sport in the evening after dinner in the country than in setting the boys' tutor, the Reverend Mr. Trail (now my Lord Bishop of Ealing) on her ladyship's director, Father Mole, over their wine, and in pitting Oxford against St. Acheul.
Nor was he the “mastermind” of the Legion of Doom—LoD were never big on formal leadership.
Then I marked the place carefully in my own mind, so that I’d find it again.
Knowledge of the escapade reached the Secretary and the next day the student was dropped.
Note, however, that the NP- prefix is, from a complexity theorist's point of view, the wrong part of `NP-complete' to connote extreme difficulty; it is the completeness, not the NP-ness, that puts any problem it describes in the `hard' category.